Senior Field Officer (OPS2)


Department for Environment and Water


Statewide (multiple roles across the state), SA

Salary etc:

$2217 - $2385 per fortnight (gross)



The Senior Field Officer contributes to the implementation and delivery of works programs, projects and activities which assist with the effective operational management of parks and reserves within the district. Core responsibilities surround the management of parks and reserves, implementing works programs that contribute to the presentation of park functions and assets to ensure they provide a safe and memorable experience. The Senior Field Officer will participate in fire and emergency response and work with key partners including volunteers, contractors, neighbours and Aboriginal communities.

What can we offer you!

  • Working in an organisation that is contributing to significant environmental outcomes in the great state of South Australia!
  • Be part of a fun, collaborative and supportive team.
  • Free entry into DEW managed Parks in South Australia.
  • Salary Sacrifice Benefits.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Meaningful and rewarding career.

Special Conditions:

  • Will be required to participate in fire management or associated duties.
  • Will be required to undertake a medical and fitness assessment for a Fire Fighting Role Classification as defined in the DEW Fire Management Policy and Procedures.
  • Some out of hours work may be required including weekends, public holidays and days of significant fire danger.
  • May be required to work from any location within the region or any region or management unit within the state.
  • Will be required to wear a uniform in accordance with DEW policy.
  • A current Provide First Aid Certificate is desirable (HLTAID001; HLTAID002 and HLTAID003).
  • A current class 'C' (minimum P2) driver's licence and willingness and ability to safely operate a 4wd is essential.
  • May be required to undertake intra or interstate travel including overnight absences and travel in light aircraft.
  • This role has been designated as a Position of Trust pursuant to the standards required in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. By applying for this role you consent to being screened under the process of obtaining a National Police Clearance (NPC), and to the Department requiring you to obtain an NPC.

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